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From Hip-Hop To Harmony, Music Has A Place In Science Education
Earlier this week, the VOICES conference featured two days of talks from science educators and communicators who use music to share ideas about science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
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85 Percent of Parents Perceive Children Who Participate in Music Lessons Are Better Able to Problem Solve and Manage Their Time
Findings include correlations between music lessons and self-regulated decreased screen time, increased social and verbal skills, better time-management skills, and more for children ages 7 to 17.
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5 Essentials of Music Career Success
Want to build a sustainable career in the music industry? Here are a few tips on how to get started.
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The evolution of a muffled minority: viola players throughout history
Viola players are to violinists what Belgians are to French: (very pleasant) neighbours which we love to make fun of. There are quite a few jokes going around which spread a persistent rumour: viola players can’t play in tune, or,
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How the Silence Makes the Music
A brief, incomplete, very quiet guide to the history of music’s negative spaces.
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Why We Like Certain Music: The Brain And Musical Preference
Most classical music lovers can rattle off at least a few different reasons why they love the genre that spans many centuries of Western music. They might list objective reasons like its musical sophistication as compared with the usual pop
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7 great places to see music instruments being made
From Steinway pianos in Queens to Kamaka ukuleles in Honolulu, get to the source of these iconic musicmakers.
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This website will turn any picture into a song
Pixelsynth is a web-based instrument that can turn a picture of your French Bulldog into a Drake song.
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